The documentary Coup 53 explores how a seemingly easy regime change wrecked U.S. foreign policy for decades.
Trump even vetoed a bill that would stop him from military action in Iran without congressional approval.
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On crime, drugs, immigration, and foreign policy, his 44-year policy record is a cautionary tale of bipartisanship in response to perceived crises.
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Few people are buying the U.S. government's unconvincing explanations about "imminent" threats.
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It's good to hear Biden admit that his initial vote to go to war was a mistake, but he continued to support the war well after it was clearly a disaster.
A smart foreign policy includes the consideration of unintended consequences.
“Let’s vote on this and see who is serious about ending forever wars.”
But their rhetorical tricks no longer bewitch a war-weary nation.
Trumpists Who Attacked the 'Deep State' Now Instinctively Trust U.S. Intelligence Agencies About the Soleimani Strike
Be skeptical of the spymasters.
Who Poses the Greater Threat to Peace: An Impetuous President or 'Experienced Advisers' Who Are Disastrously Wrong?
History shows that expertise is not the same as wisdom.
The vice president says assassinated Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was involved in the September 11 plot. That's as true as when Republicans said Saddam Hussein was.
Without Evidence of 'Imminent' Attack on Americans, the White House's Justification for Killing Iranian General Seems Hollow
Reports now suggest that Trump took the unprecedented step of killing a foreign leader based on thin evidence of a threat and with an eye toward domestic politics.
The Council on Foreign Relations survey of foreign policy experts finds "more threats...likely to require a U.S. military response in 2020 than ever before."
Several dozen protesters tried to storm the American embassy in Baghdad in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in the country over the weekend.
Despite a change in administrations, U.S. foreign policy in the 2010s stayed its wasteful, destructive course.
It's refreshing to see many conservatives abandon their kneejerk support for militarism, and nice to watch Joe Biden be held accountable for his support for the Iraq blunder.
Welcome to 21st-century politics (finally) with creation of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
If the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are any indication, the move would be a disaster.
The presidential candidate wants to end wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and levy a "war tax" for every future conflict.
It's not likely to get anywhere in the Senate, but consider it progress.
Miles Lagoze: "They weren't really watching an 18-year-old Combat Camera kid and where he was going, what he was filming."
Beto O'Rourke: U.S. 'Has Completely Forgotten Its Constitutional Responsibility to Lawfully Declare and End These Wars'
O'Rourke has long been a critic of U.S. intervention abroad.
The Iraq War Was the Biggest Foreign Policy Mistake in Decades. Biden Voted For It. Sanders Did Not.
Sanders: "16 years ago, the United States invaded Iraq. I opposed it at the time, warning of unintended consequences."
The second-generation congressman from North Carolina is a profile in principle and courage.
The Hawaii congresswoman will be a voice for humility in U.S. foreign policy.
Tragedy alone is not justification enough for drastic measures.
"I have to accept my share of the blame for it," the ailing senator writes in a new book, even while defending several other interventions and surges.
Trump's Syria-related tweet once again betrays a terrifying lack of historical awareness.
Including homeland security, domestic surveillance, TSA harassment, veterans benefits, and interest on associated federal debt: $61,000 per taxpayer
How could we be repeating the mistakes of Vietnam already?
Whistleblower who helped make WikiLeaks famous freed after seven years.
Another round of commutations announced, but one will dominate the news.
Given the administration's treatment of whistleblowers, this would be a big deal.
Don't be distracted into debating the wrong things.
The Kentucky Republican on Bolton, Tillerson, and the fantasy that America can topple governments and replace them with something better.
Al Gore Wouldn't Have Invaded Iraq, Third Parties are a Threat to Democracy, and Other New York Times Delusions
Incorrect conventional wisdom never dies.
Five Horrifically Bad Foreign Policy Ideas That Should Disqualify John Bolton From Being Secretary of State
Calling for the preemptive use nuclear weapons, and other potential catastrophes from America's mustachioed warmonger.